This is a free audio recording of the story "The Selfish Giant" written by Oscar Wilde, from his book entitled "The Happy Prince And Other Tales" published in 1888. This version was read from Frances G. Wickes' delightful book entitled "Happy Holidays" published 1921. A thoughtful story to read on Easter Sunday. Narrated by G. Barrett. Thank you for listening and Happy Easter! Topic: Oscar Wilde Easter Story
Nueva entrega, emitida el 27 de julio de 2010, de la seccion de literatura "La decima victima" dentro del programa de Canal Extremadura Radio "Los dos de la tarde", dedicada al gran Oscar Wilde. Topics: Forte, Kanuto, Oscar Wilde
Bunbury - The Importance of Being Earnest - A Trivial Comedy for Serious People by Oscar Wilde performed by the Austrian ODYSSEE Theater in April 2012. Topics: odysseetheater, oscar wilde, theater, comedy
LibriVox recording of Oscar Wilde: The Story of an Unhappy Friendship by Robert Sherard. Read in English by Rob Board. Robert Sherard was Oscar Wilde's friend of 20 years and first biographer. The Story of an Unhappy Friendship was the first of his four biographies of the Irish playwright and wit. - Summary by Rob Board For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, oscar wilde, biography
My great aunt Carrie lived with us when I was 4. She was a spinster and a retired school teacher. She knew her literature. She assumed the duty of reading bedtime stories to me. I soon got hooked on the bittersweet children's stories of Oscar Wilde and wanted them again and again. Even at age 4 most kids have figured out that happily ever after is hokum. Don't be surprised if your youngsters like this story too. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: audio books, Oscar Wilde, children's stories, bittersweet Source: www.storyspieler.com
An album more song based. A continuation of the album A state of Mind but less spacy and with some humor en selfreflection. Jeroen (from Groom and Walpurgus Family) plays guitar on track 6. Deadlock (2010) 1. Keep it within 2. La fuite de la lune (lyrics Oscar Wilde) 3. Deadlock 4. Let it go 5. Hey Kid (With Jeroen) 6. Introducing something untold Topics: Rock, Oscar Wilde, spacy, weird, Bauhaus
Librarian Deborah Evans discusses classic lit selections for summer reading that will keep you motivated and stimulate your thinking. Here, she discusses Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray and Nathaniel Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables. Learn why these books are worthy of your time and attention! Topics: booktalks, classics, literature, Oscar Wilde, Nathaniel Hawthorne
LibriVox recording of The Happy Prince and Other Tales (Dramatic Reading) by Oscar Wilde. Read in English by a full cast.Wilde's collection of fairytales has delighted both children and adults since it was first published in 1888. It contains five stories, "The Happy Prince", "The Nightingale and the Rose", "The Selfish Giant", "The Devoted Friend", and "The Remarkable Rocket". The volunteers who lent their voices to this dramatic reading are... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, oscar wilde, children, fairy tales
LibriVox recording of Vera; or the Nihilists, by Oscar Wilde. Read by a full cast.Vera; or, The Nihilists is a play by Oscar Wilde. It is a melodramatic tragedy set in Russia and is loosely based on the story of Vera Zasulich. It was the first play that Wilde wrote. It was produced in the United Kingdom in 1880, and in New York in 1882, but it was not a success and folded in both cities. It is nowadays rarely revived. (Summary by Wikipedia)Cast:Peter Sabouroff/Baron Raff: Algy PugVera... Topics: librivox, audiobook, drama, oscar wilde, vera, nihilists, audiobook, drama, oscar wilde, vera,...
This is the second of eight books of madrigals by the English composer Clive Strutt (b.1942). It comprises five items scored for SATB (either soloists or a small chorus). The madrigals were composed in 1967 at Rackwick on the island of Hoy, Orkney. All the texts are by Oscar Wilde and a performance of all items requires about 12 minutes. The frontispiece coloured illustration is a reduction of a specially commissioned watercolour painting by Choe Brayn (1969), and its subject matter is based on... Topics: scores, sheet music, poetry, English literature, Oscar Wilde, madrigals
Excerpt from "The Importance of Being Ernest" by Oscar Wilde. Lady Bracknell interviews John Worthing. Victor 78rpm disc 4445. Recorded in 1939. Digital transfer by F. Reeder Topics: spoken, Oscar Wilde, John Gielgud, Edith Evans, 78rpm
Gabriella MICKS LA REGINA. “Prime formulazioni estetiche di Oscar Wilde: ‘The English Renaissance of Art’”. Itinerari 1-2, 1980. Lanciano pp.123-153. Topics: Oscar Wilde, The English Renaissance of Art, Estetica
Ãber die Ãsthetik des Dandyismus und seine postmoderne Abschaffung - Vortrag von Magnus Klaue â Do 04.02.2010 Seit einigen Jahren hat sich mit den sogenannten Emos eine neue Jugendkultur etabliert, Ã¼ber deren kulturrevolutionÃ¤ren Charakter spÃ¤testens seit Martin BÃ¼ssers Emo-Sammelband Einigkeit besteht. Diese Einigkeit mÃ¶chte der Vortrag in Frage stellen, indem die Emo-Kultur bezogen wird auf den Dandyismuskult der Jahrhundertwende, von dem sie wesentliche Attribute borgt, den... Topics: Oscar Wilde, Baudelaire, Dandy, Emo, Martin BÃ¼sser
LibriVox recording of A Woman of No Importance, by Oscar Wilde. A Woman of No Importance is a play by Irish playwright Oscar Wilde. The play premièred on 19 April 1893 at London's Haymarket Theatre. It is a testimony of Wilde's wit and his brand of dark comedy. It looks in particular at English upper class society and has been reproduced on stages in Europe and North America since his death in 1900. (Summary by Wikipedia) Cast: Lord Illingworth: Peter Bishop Sir John Pontefract: Ernst... Topics: librivox, audiobook, drama, oscar wilde, woman of no importance Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The "Damned Morbid Poetry" of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night. The poetry from Act IV of the play, in the order in which it appears. Poetry by Ernest Dowson, Charles Baudelaire (translated by Arthur Symons), Rudyard Kipling, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and Oscar Wilde. Selected, arranged, and performed by rhapsode Winston Tharp. This rhapsody is a part of Rhapsodize, a classic poetry performance initiative dedicated to engaging in, encouraging, instructing, guiding, and... Topics: Ernest Dowson, Arthur Symons, Charles Baudelaire, Rudyard Kipling, Oscar Wilde
An American family buys Canterville Chase, a property that comes with a ghost whether you want him or no. Sir Simon de Canterville, the ghost, who has scared people to death and madness for 300 years is in turn scared back into his quarters by the twins. As a child I saw the movie with Margaret O'Brien and Charles Laughton. It has been done on TV a number of times but no one actually went back to Oscar Wilde's original story. No screenwriter can approach his level of wit. Topics: audio books, ghost, Oscar Wilde, England, children's stories Source: www.storyspieler.com
Despite the title, this is not a happy story. It is a very sad but beautiful story. At the age of 4 I wanted to hear it night after night. Topics: audio book, Happy Prince, swallow, Oscar Wilde, children's stories Source: www.storyspieler.com
LibriVox recording of The Green Carnation by Robert Smythe Hichens. Read in English by ElleyKat; James K. White; Lisa Reichert The Green Carnation, first published anonymously in 1894, was a scandalous novel by Robert Hichens whose lead characters are closely based on Oscar Wilde and Lord Alfred Douglas - also known as 'Bosie', whom the author personally knew. It was an instant succès de scandale on both sides of the Atlantic. The book features the characters of 'Esmé Amarinth' (Wilde), and... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, oscar wilde, general fiction 1800-1900
An episode of "I'm ready for my close-up", originally broadcast on Resonance 104.4 FM. Alex Fitch interviews Duncan Roy about his new film. Topics: Alex Fitch, Duncan Roy, Film, Directors, Gay interest, LLGFF, Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde Source: Resonance 104.4 FM
The first chapter of the book published by the Irish Academic Press (Dublin, 2008)-also published online in The Oscholars journal www.oscholars.com Topics: Oscar Wilde, plagiarism, intertextuality, Baudelaire, decadent, counter-romantic, Shakespeare,...
Complete concordance of lexical diversity: Determination of all lexical items (types) and their frequencies from the normalized corpus by N-gram analysis. Topics: Oscar Wilde, Picture of Dorian Gray, N-gram, text analysis, linguistics, literature
LibriVox recording of Against the Grain, or Against Nature, by Joris-Karl Huysmans, Read by Martin Geeson. “THE BOOK THAT DORIAN GRAY LOVED AND THAT INSPIRED OSCAR WILDE”. Such is the enticing epigraph of one early translation of Huysmans’ cult novel of 1884, which is also routinely called the Bible of Decadence. Accurate descriptions, both, of this bizarre masterpiece which has reverberated ever since through high and popular culture. “Against Nature” (or in this version “Against... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audio, literature, huysmans, decadence, dorian gray, oscar wilde, des esseintes,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Trial of Oscar Wilde (Dramatic Reading) by Anonymous. Read in English by Rob Board; Edward Kirkby; David Bushhouse; Herman Roskams; Kristin Gjerløw; Mark Chulsky; Richard Shipp; Hannoria; Apneia; Ted Delorme; Beth Thomas; Eden Rea-Hedrick; Oxenhandler; Michele Fry; Jessie Yun; Sandra Schmit; rotgold; Anna Simon; Newgatenovelist; David Olson; Joseph Tabler; Elizabeth Klett; Zames Curran In 1895 Oscar Wilde was convicted of gross indecency and sentenced to two years'... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, oscar wilde, dramatic reading, gay, trial, bosie, queensberry, alfred taylor,...
Tonight's Modus Vivendi Boston show is all about Ireland. The origins of Oscar Wilde, the Cork accent, the Blarney stone, and much, much more.Jokes.It's all about where Natalia is going in the next week.Needless to say, the host is SUPER excited. So excited that she played Irish music, danced a jig, and attempted the (in)famous Cork accent.No top seven things to do in Boston this week, just the top kajillion things she's going to do in the land of Eire.She's not going to be on next week, so... Topics: ireland, natalia, modus vivendi boston, modus vivendi, blarney stone, oscar wilde, cork accent, cork
El fantasma de Canterville de Oscar Wilde Audiolibro y libro COMPLETO GRATIS en: http://albalearning.com/audiolibros/wilde/elfantasma.html Una obra maestra del gran Oscar Wilde Humor, ironÃa, miedo, terror, ternura, amor. Libro y audiolibro disponible para ser leÃdo, escuchado en lÃnea y descargado en formato mp3 con un solo clic (7 archivos de sonido). El fantasma de Canterville (Texto y audio): http://albalearning.com/audiolibros/wilde/elfantasma.html The Canterville ghost (Text):... Topics: El fantasma de Canterville, Oscar Wilde, albalearning, audiolibro, libro, audiobook, book, audio,...
Director Scott Dunlap sets Oscar Wilde's high comedy of manners in a modern-day public library. The characters are library patrons. The play unfolds unexpectedly when one person begins reading from the script of, "The Importance of Being Earnest." Topics: "The Importance of Being Earnest", Chattanooga Theatre Centre, Scott Dunlap, Oscar Wilde,...
Vortrag von Sebastian Tränkle gehalten am 10. Juli 2015 in Stuttgart In Georg Büchners Dantons Tod (1835) wird ein zentrales Problem aller revolutionären Politik dramatisiert: Der Konflikt zwischen Moralprinzipien, die zur Legitimation ihrer Maßnahmen dienen und dem Glücksstreben der einzelnen Individuen. Büchners Drama – in der Sprache so unerhört modern, dass man bisweilen meinen... Topics: Sebastian_Tränkle, Georg_Büchner, Dantons_Tod, Oscar_Wilde, Revolution, Moral, Individuum,...
LibriVox recording of Oscar Wilde: His Life and Confessions, by Frank Harris. Read by Martin Geeson. Consumers of biography are familiar with the division between memoirs of the living or recently dead written by those who "knew" the subject more or less intimately, and the more objective or scholarly accounts produced by later generations. In the case of Wilde, as presented to us by Frank Harris, we are in a way doubly estranged from the subject. We meet with Oscar the charismatic... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: biography, oscar wilde, wilde, audiobook, homosexuality, literature, bosie, queensberry, gaol,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
This the first book of madrigals by the English composer Clive Strutt (b.1942). The five madrigals were composed in 1967, all to texts by Oscar Wilde. They are scored for SATB (either soloist or a small chorus). The first piece From Spring Days to Winter is the longest and was inscribed by the composer to the memory of Marie-Françoise Vouga ('Zouzou'), a young French woman, who died in a skiing accident on 12th February 1972 in the Swiss canton of Valais, aged 25. The frontispiece... Topics: song scores, poetry, English Literature, Oscar Wilde, Chloe Brayn, modern art